Local startup aims to revolutionize blood testing
Sep12

Local startup aims to revolutionize blood testing

After Frederick Abraham lost his grandmother to Alzheimer’s disease, he felt motivated to delve into medical research, according to the Phoenix Business Journal. He studied cell signaling activity, which led to an idea for an innovative blood-testing technology. He partnered with Jocilia Moreno after meeting her at a seminar. Moreno used her extensive network in the medical field to held Abraham launch Xtest Inc. in 2015. The pair is...

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SEED SPOT presents High School Demo Day
May21

SEED SPOT presents High School Demo Day

Seed Spot, a nonprofit dedicated to helping local social entrepreneurs succeed, is showcasing its High School Demo Day program on Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 pm. Seventeen student teams out of the 80 that applied will be pitching their ideas to an audience at the Herberger Theater in downtown Phoenix. Seed Spot says on its website that 72 percent of young people are interested in starting a business, but 62 percent are never offered a...

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Phoenix-based Mindset Medical raises $1.25 million in seed round
Mar12

Phoenix-based Mindset Medical raises $1.25 million in seed round

Phoenix-based med-tech startup Mindset Medical is breaking ground in the Med Tech industry. In a recent seed round, Mindset raised $1.25 million in investment capital for the release and further expansion of Informed, a mobile patient-engagement platform.  This platform allows patients to build a HIPAA-compliant health profile and check into an appointment all from the simplicity of their smartphone. “With Informed, we will put the...

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Phoenix-based company Fullbay to take top prize in recent Venture Madness Competition
Feb19

Phoenix-based company Fullbay to take top prize in recent Venture Madness Competition

The recent Venture Madness competition proved to be yet another smashing success. While every competitor put up a fantastic fight, it was Phoenix-based Fullbay, a heavy-duty shop management software, to take the top prize. 26 startups pitched in four categories, each category winner taking home ten thousand dollars. The four winners then gave a final pitch, and Fullbay was awarded the additional ten thousand grand prize. The following...

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Say hello to your local girl gang, Babe Council.
Feb12

Say hello to your local girl gang, Babe Council.

Babe Council is a non-partisan organization that educates and empowers women to be more community and civic-minded through social activism and altruism. Think of them as Girl Scouts for grown-up: adult conversations, an action that betters the city, and a little booze. The organization works out of Galvanize, a co-working space for startups in the Warehouse District. Babe Council began in August of 2017 after being inspired by the...

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Local ASU Startup Develops App To Track Restaurant Food Supplies
Jan15

Local ASU Startup Develops App To Track Restaurant Food Supplies

Throughout the 21st century into the modern era, technology has and continues to pave the way for countless innovations, and numerous to come. In this day in age a great idea along with the proper resources anything is possible. Changes are happening in our world more often over each passing day. Each day, young innovators are making strides toward building a brighter future through modern technology, accompanied by relentless...

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